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"The leading continental scholar ... his Greek Religion... already has the standing of a classic." London Review of Books
"A masterpiece, packed with learning but also rich in ideas and connections of every sort ... nobody else could have produced an account of the subject of comparable range and power. This will be the best history of Greek religion for this generation." New York Review of Books
My advice with this book: be patient. It is a scholarly work that considers much at great depth and with serious consideration. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Will Jerom
With all the texts dealing with the ancient world, Burkert's is right up there among the 'must read' list. Read morePublished on June 20, 2013 by Phoenix
Got this as a reference for a book I'm writing. In depth, well-written, excellent index. Matches related volumes then goes deeper. Read morePublished on January 31, 2013 by Amazon Customer
The only thing keeping me from giving this book a five-star review is that it is, essentially, a "text-book. Read morePublished on July 9, 2012 by Lykeios
Walter Burkert's Greek Religion is a classic in the field.
Detailed, exhaustive, challenging, and original.
Burkert's work on the Greek Religion takes the reader beyond the classic Bullfinch Mythology into the real nuts and bolts of religion in Greece and the surrounding areas. Read morePublished on May 14, 2009 by Christopher N. Temple
In this book, Walter Burkert seeks to provide a comprehensive study in Greek religion during the Hellenic are. Read morePublished on December 1, 2008 by Christopher R. Travers